Tell us about your experience of mental health at work

We still have a long way to go before most people can talk about mental health in the same way as physical health issues.  So it’s really important that we learn from people’s experiences of mental health at work, so that we can build more open and supportive workplaces.

The CIPD is partnering with Business in the Community on their National Mental Health at Work Survey 2018 in conjunction with Mercer and national partners Mind, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health at Work, OUTstanding, The Work Foundation and ILM, to ensure that employers are supporting employees with their mental health.

Thousands took part in the 2016 and 2017 surveys and we need your help to make 2018 the biggest yet. Anyone who is employed or self-employed in the UK and over the age of 16 can complete the survey and share their experiences.

The 2017 survey findings highlighted:

  • Three out of every five (60%) employees had experienced mental health issues due to work or where work was a related factor
  • 84% of managers accepted that employee wellbeing is their responsibility yet less than a quarter (24%) had received any training in mental health

Please support the Mental Health at Work campaign by spreading the word within your organisation and across your networks to get people to take part in the survey and have their say. It takes just 15-20 minutes to complete and is confidential.

The survey is open now and will close on Friday 27 July, and the more people that complete the survey questionnaire during this time will help us to get the best picture of mental health at work in the UK.

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